Shortcut Baklava Tassies


Toasted walnuts and crispy phyllo shells lend the perfect amount of crunch to these sweet and salty baklava bites.

Total Time:
25 mins
15 tassies


  • ½ cup chopped toasted walnuts, divided

  • 15 miniature phyllo dough shells, baked

  • ½ cup sugar

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • ¼ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Spoon about 1 teaspoon chopped toasted walnuts into each of the baked miniature phyllo dough shells.

  2. In a small saucepan combine sugar, honey, butter, lemon peel, lemon juice, and ground cinnamon. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is bubbly. Cook for 1 minute more, stirring constantly.

  3. Carefully pour some of the mixture over walnuts in each phyllo shell (shell will be full). Top filling in each phyllo shell with 1/2 teaspoon additional chopped toasted walnuts. Let stand until set.

    Shortcut Baklava Tassies
    Hannah Bigot

To Store:

Place tassies in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. To serve, thaw tassies, if frozen, for 2 hours at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

95 Calories
5g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 95
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 21mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 19mg 0%
Folate, total 4mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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